Category: Articles

New Jersey Horror Con Returns Once Again! – By Baron Craze

Well, fans it’s time to launch another year of the treasured NJ Horror con this time in April for 3-days of wonderous fun, excitement and allowing them that opportunity to meet the guests, see independent films, and attend Q&As, to discover even more about these beloved movies. There’s plenty for them to do and see…


Zombie Evolution: The Understanding of the Film Species: Part 1 – By Baron Craze

There have been several articles on the topic zombie flicks, the culture surrounding them, the influence of them and the reflection of their possible existence to our philosophy of society, asking the appropriate questions of revolving around psychology and theology. One always wonders about mortality, if anything happens to life after death, and for the…


Print Media Isn’t Dead, But The Creeps is… – By Baron Craze

For some, horror magazines are rather passe but there’s still a large primary core that embrace the articles, tidbits of collector’s these insightful interviews, fulfilling their daily life with wonderous enjoyment. There’s plenty to choose from, in the printed categories from Rue morgue to Classic Monsters and Darkside to Horror Hound, there’s a rebirth of…


Halloween II (1981) – By Baron Craze

It surprises no one that after Halloween {1978] became a box office hit that the producers and studios would want a sequel, especially since the film assisted in the launch of the slasher genre with Friday the 13th [1980], though a few blips proceeded it. In 1981, before the filming actually started, over 10-movies on…


A Handicap Perspective on NJ Horror con – By Creepy Crazy Cathy

So, I officially went to my first New Horror Con and Film Festival and was accompanied by fellow journalist/Horror Film Historian Baron Craze, we arrived near to the opening tick of 5p, and it was a friendly line, also, in great spirits for them and myself. We didn’t stay in the line long because Baron…


The New Jersey Con and Film Festival November 2021 – By Baron Craze

A Bloody Good Time!!!   This event to me, is similar to a child anticipating adventures in trick-or-treat, yes, it’s similar each time, however little nuances constantly evolving change the experience every time, and that’s how I feel about the NJ Horror Con. We all know it occurs for the same three days Friday through…


Hands of the Ripper (1971) – By Baron Craze

    Hammer Films Studio had their notable director Peter Sasdy take the helm of Hands of the Ripper and turned it into a lasting quality made horror film, however his talents also extended to other films for this legendary studio, such as Taste the Blood of Dracula [1970] and Countess Dracula [1971]. This studio…


NJ Horror Con: The Beast Rises Again – By Baron Craze

  I know it seems that just wrote an article about the last New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival while that is very true, it also true that another is on the horizon, this November 12 through the 14, and why so soon, well the convention often presents itself twice a year, and with…


The Return of NJ Horror Con and Film Fest in September 2021 – By Baron Craze

Brings Back the Fun!   It took two years for the impressive New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival to return and occur to produce another incredible show, this time airing on Labor Weekend, which did have some fans unable to attend, but for those there it was a blast, seeing old friends, reconnecting with…


Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986) – By Baron Craze

I know a lot of Friday the 13th fans especially like part 6, but it’s how we got to this point which reveals some key aspects. First, let’s backtrack a little a bit, (no I’m not going to a full timeline) I believe we can all agree The Final Chapter (part 4) was the preverbal…